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Cattleya labiata var. semi alba

Cattleya labiata var. semi alba

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Introducing the Exquisite Cattleya labiata var. semi alba! Get ready to be captivated by the beauty of the Cattleya labiata var. semi alba a stunning orchid hybrid that brings together the best traits of its parent species. Native to the picturesque northeastern regions of Brazil, this orchid is renowned for its varying flower colors on the lip, making each bloom a unique masterpiece.

Cultivating Tips:

  1. Light Requirements: Like all Cattleya labiata varieties, this orchid thrives in bright light. Place it in a spot with filtered sunlight to provide the ideal growing conditions. Avoid direct, harsh sunlight, which can lead to leaf burn.

  2. Temperature and Humidity: Maintaining a comfortable temperature and humidity level is essential for this orchid's well-being. Aim for daytime temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C) and nighttime temperatures that are slightly cooler.

  3. Potting Medium: Cattleya labiata var. semi alba ‘O.E. Flare’ x ‘Mrs. Ashcroft xcocksoniae’ enjoys being mounted on rocks or grown in well-draining potting media. A mix of bark, sphagnum moss, and perlite works wonders for this orchid's root system.

  4. Watering: Allow the potting mix to dry slightly between waterings. When you water, make sure to thoroughly soak the medium, allowing excess water to drain away. Avoid letting the roots sit in standing water, as this can cause root rot.

  5. Fertilization: During the growing season (spring to summer), feed your orchid with a balanced orchid fertilizer. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for dilution and application frequency.

  6. Blooming Season: The Cattleya labiata var. semi alba ‘O.E. Flare’ x ‘Mrs. Ashcroft xcocksoniae’ delights with its magnificent blooms in the fall season. These enchanting flowers can reach an impressive size of 6 inches or even larger, and they exude a delightful and serene fragrance.

  7. Flower Longevity: Once in bloom, these exquisite flowers can last for about three weeks, allowing you to savor their beauty for an extended period.

The Cattleya labiata var. semi alba is a compact, medium-sized, unifoliate cattleya, making it an elegant and eye-catching addition to any orchid collection or indoor garden. Whether you're a seasoned orchid enthusiast or a beginner, this hybrid is a delightful choice, as it combines the best qualities of its parent species into one breathtaking package.

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A blooming size in a 5” pot, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, Grown from Seed! Limited!

Experience the allure and grace of this exceptional orchid hybrid. Bring home the Cattleya labiata var. semi alba today and watch as it mesmerizes you with its resplendent beauty and enchanting fragrance. Perfect for orchid enthusiasts and collectors alike, this exquisite orchid is a true testament to the wonders of nature's artistry. Don't miss the opportunity to nurture and witness the awe-inspiring beauty of this remarkable Cattleya hybrid!

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